A. How often a home should be painted depends on a number of factors, including: amount of sun exposure, amount of shrubbery, moisture presence, etc. Generally, we expect an exterior paint job to last 4-6 years.
A. Rotten wood will most often need to be replaced either by us or another source. Discuss any rotten wood issues with our estimator.
A. No, fixing the damaged drywall is not necessary as we will fill, patch and sand any damage as part of our painting process. This is something our estimator will discuss with you.
A. Yes. We always cover and protect any surfaces that are not being painted but are in the vicinity of surface areas that are receiving paint.
A. Take your time to choose a color. When you have found some colours that you like, get some paint samples and try them out in the room. View the colours in the day and night as the colour will change depending on the time of day.
A. Yes. We repair all surface imperfections before priming or painting. It’s one of the ways we ensure our clients get a professional and flawless finish.
A. Yes. Once we have a sample of the existing colour, we can provide a match.
A. The amount of painters required will depend upon the size and scope of the painting project. Please contact us at 604.803.5041 for information regarding your specific painting project.
A. Before beginning to paint, Benchmark will (1) fill and sand holes and cracks (2) recaulk where needed (3) seal water stains and/or crayon marks, etc.
A. A professional paint job should last anywhere from 5-10 years, although it depends on a number of factors beyond our control.
A. For interior painting, all we ask is that you remove all pictures from the walls and valuable or sentimental objects from the areas being painted. We will cover your furniture and floors with drop sheets and plastic.
For exterior painting, please cutback, trim or tieback any plants that are in the way.
A. No, you do not have to be home during the painting, but we would like you to be home when our foreman arrives so that you can show him the work area and he can review the work order with you. We would also like you to be available at the job completion to do a walk through with our job foreman.
A. Ask the BBB (Better Business Bureau), ask our former clients, visit HomeStars to read our clients’ personal reviews or talk to us. We are happy to answer any questions you may have to assure you that you are dealing with a professional painting company. Call us at 604.803.5041.